Influencing and Persuading Skills

Please note that whilst we are working towards the scheduled course dates, we are also following the government guidelines around the Covid-19 pandemic. If you have booked on to a course and we then need to cancel or rearrange, we will communicate this with you and work to find an alternative. We do hope to see you in our training rooms soon!

If you would like to register your interest for an upcoming course or discuss a virtual solution for your team, please click here to register your interest.

Gaining influence and exercising persuasion are core skills that are essential for success in any professional environment. This course will guide you on how to achieve your desired outcomes while maintaining good relationships and increase your confidence in influencing and persuading. You will also learn about personality types, structuring your communication and persuasive techniques.

Who Should Attend?

This course is designed for those who need to get the willing support and collaboration of others in order to get things done.

Course Overview

  • Understanding the power of influence and persuasion.
  • Gaining and retaining influence
  • Developing a personal network of influence
  • Persuasive behavioural and communication techniques
  • Structuring your communication
  • Making your case
  • Overcoming objections
  • Dealing with conflict
  • Securing agreement

Key Outcomes

  • Be more confident, influential and persuasive at work
  • Develop your professional network and extend your range of influence
  • Understand the techniques of persuasion and use them to deal with a range of people and personalities
  • Project a more professional image

What Past Participants Say...

“Well structured and excellent presentation, loved the practicality.”

“Very helpful tips and advice, great questionnaires and role play exercises – very thought provoking.”

“Solidifying existing knowledge and gained new insights – made for a very useful day.”

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